Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B ( TGS ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 26, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.1937 per share Shareholders who purchased TGS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -87.13% decrease from the prior year.
The previous trading day's last sale of TGS was $1.76, representing a -45% decrease from the 52 week high of $3.20 and a 44.27% increase over the 52 week low of $1.22.
TGS is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) and National Grid Transco, PLC ( NGG ). TGS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.32. Zacks Investment Research reports TGS's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -65.71%, compared to an industry average of -8.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the TGS Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to TGS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have TGS as a top-10 holding:
- MSCI Norway Capped Investable Market Index Fund (ENOR)
- iShares FTSE Developed Small Cap ex-North America Index Fund ( IFSM ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is ENOR with an increase of 17.03% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of TGS at 2.68%.